Pragmatics by Jean Stilwell Peccei
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In Pragmatics, the study of meaning derived from context, Jean Stilwell Peccei offers a practical introduction to this core area of linguistics. Pragmatics:



encourages the reader to look at different levels of meaning within sentences
provides a basic understanding of key pragmatic concepts
introduces two highly influential approaches to pragmatics: the Co-Operative Principle and Speech Act Theory
encourages the reader to apply basic analytical tools to real data, eg. advertising language and children's conversations
provides a range of activities, discussion questions, an answer key and further reading.
 

About Jean Stilwell Peccei

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Jean Stilwell Peccei is a Senior Research Fellow and visiting lecturer at the Roehampton Institute London
 
Published September 11, 2002 by Routledge. 99 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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